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Have got a T5 facelift (2010) with 235/50/18 tyres. Can anyone help with tyre pressures please. Van is fully equipped with r/r bed cooker etc etc.:confused:
 

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Then we can go from fully loaded to MPVW, or even a bit overloaded, like most smaller motorhomes are in Europe.
What I need to calculate it for you is next.

From car best weighed axleloads woth everything in it, but in lack of that give Max Permissable Vehicle and Alxle Weights, and give speed you wont go over for even a minute in your use. And if single or Dualload rear axle.

From tyres :
maximum load or loadindex
Plyrating or loadrange, better pressure written behind AT or if normal car tyre in standard or XL/EXTRALOAD/ reinforced.
Less important speedcode.
 

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Assuming they're 101 XL rated and you've a T28 or T30 SWB model then part load 44/40 psi front/rear and full load 45 all round.

Legally you could run them at ~38psi but it'll be a bit rolly and the fuel consumpton will be pants hence why VW always say the figures I've put above for such vehicles when fitted with "car" tyres.
 

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Googled the sise, and indeed its loadindex 101 and XL= maxload 825kg AT 42 psi upto 99mph/160 kmph.
Officially for W speedrated upto 190kmph and Y 220kmph, but to laws of nature this can never be right.
Also saw a 97 loadindex, but this then has to be a standardload tyre AT 35 psi.

Now only weigt and speed you use, and not even go over for a minute.
 
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